The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 48 60 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Back Office 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.82% 0.58% 0.78%
As % of the General category 4.49% 2.48% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Median salary - £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.12%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  

Back Office is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 89 121 205
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 40.45% 23.54% 53.11%
Number of salaries quoted 65 89 166
Median salary £52,500 £57,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.69% +38.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Back Office as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Cheltenham

Back Office
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Back Office in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Back Office in Cheltenham

Back Office
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XML Messaging
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA